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October 10, 2017

Sustainable Investing: Like Investing (But More Sustainable)

A wealth of literature, from both academia and financial institutions, supports the idea that when sustainability is used in investment, returns do not suffer, and often outperform traditional investment.
September 27, 2017

The Wall Street Transcript – Applying ESG Criteria in a High Yield Bond Fund

Portfolio Manager Peter Schwab spoke with The Wall Street Transcript about his approach to managing the Pax High Yield Bond Fund.
September 19, 2017

If You Think Education is Expensive, Try Ignorance: Investors and Climate Change

How individuals go about assessing their own appetites for risk is their business. What institutional investors do is everyone’s business.
September 11, 2017

New Opportunities, New Challenges

The earth’s climate is becoming warmer because of things we (humans) have done. Since the climate, along with the atmosphere and water, forms the infrastructure of our lives, climate change will affect us pervasively.
August 31, 2017

Investor Activism and Board Diversity

A new paper from the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) and Institutional Shareholder Services examines how shareholder activism affects board composition and refreshment.
August 30, 2017

Podcast: The Impact of Environmental Markets Investing

Bruce Jenkyn-Jones discusses the growing motivation among investors to make a positive impact by investing in environmental markets.
August 29, 2017

Pax World’s UN Principles for Responsible Investment 2017 Assessment Report

In our 2017 UN PRI Assessment Report, Pax received an A+ rating for Strategy and Governance and A ratings in most equity and fixed income categories.

August 15, 2017

Another Link Between Good Governance and Board Diversity

Julie Gorte discusses another good link between good governance and board diversity.
July 21, 2017

The Unexpected Answer to Professional Investors’ Most-Asked Question

Back when I was an equity research analyst, I quantified everything I possibly could. I figured that my opinion and my intuition were likely no better […]
June 1, 2017

Irving, Washington, and Paris: Three Ring Circus

This week, the owners of more than 62 percent of ExxonMobil’s shares voted in favor of a resolution instructing the company to report to shareholders on […]